University honors law faculty with awards

p(image-right). !/assets/3777/ohara7_08_news.jpg(Patricia O'Hara news)! !/assets/4244/barrett_news.jpg(Matt Barrett news)! !/assets/2207/kaveny_news.jpg(kaveny news)! The University of Notre Dame honored three Law School faculty members during its President’s dinner on Tuesday, May 18. The awards...

Hungarian president attends Prof. Snead’s lecture

p(image-right). !/assets/2824/snead_news.jpg(carter snead news)! When Notre Dame Associate Professor of Law O. Carter Snead looked into the audience during a recent lecture in Hungary, that nation’s president—László Sólyom—looked back.

Featured Faculty: Michael Kirsch

p(image-right). !/assets/24927/faculty_kirschprof_of_year_commencement_2010_news.jpg(Kirsch Prof of Year 2010 news)! Each year, Notre Dame Law School’s graduating class honors a member of the faculty with the Distinguished Professor of the Year Award. This...

Alumni Spotlight: Lindsay Updike Van Gorkom ’05

p(image-right). !/assets/24923/vangorkomlindsay_news.jpg(Lindsay Updike Van Gorkom news)! When Lindsay Updike Van Gorkom sits down at her desk to begin her day as a clerk for State Superior Court Judge Sharon Gleason,...

2010 Notre Dame Law School Commencement Awards

p(image-right). !/assets/24786/graduationstole_news.jpg(graduation stole news)! Twenty-seven of Notre Dame Law School’s 172 J.D. alumni received awards during the May 15, 2010, diploma ceremony on the lawn overlooking the Hesburgh Library’s reflecting...

Meet the Class of 2010

p(image-right). !/assets/24786/graduationstole_news.jpg(graduation stole news)! On May 15, 172 J.D. students became Notre Dame Law School alumni. As a group, they are employed in 24 states and the District of Columbia....

Students Pursue Summer Human Rights Internships

p(image-right). !/assets/24120/mapofearth_news.jpg(map of earth news)! Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) has awarded internship funding to three J.D. students, thanks to the generosity of the...

Alumni Spotlight: Rev. Gerard J. Olinger ’04, C.S.C.

p(image-right). !/assets/24170/alumni_olinger_ordination_news.jpg(Gerard Olinger news)! Six years after graduating from NDLS, the Indiana Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross ordained Gerry Olinger at Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart...

NDLS Prof. Emeritus Kommers Sits on Panel with Justice Scalia

p(image-right). !/assets/24181/kommersmay2010_news.jpg(Don Kommers 5-10 news)! Notre Dame Professor Emeritus Donald Kommers (law and political science) joined Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Antonin Scalia and Justice...

Student Spotlight: Ashon McKenzie ’10

p(image-right). !/assets/23967/student_ashon_mckenzie_news.jpg(Ashon McKenzie news)! When Ashon McKenzie graduates from Notre Dame Law School in May, he will have already argued a case before one of the most respected judges and...

Welcome to the New Dean! (For the day.)

p(image-right). !/assets/23861/student_robert_sharp_news.jpg(Robert Sharp news)! I am pleased to announce that Robert Anthony Sharp will become the 11th Dean of the University of Notre Dame Law School on April 27, 2010...

CCHR publishes book on Latin American Jurisprudence

p(image-right). !/assets/23866/cchr_digesto_de_jurisprudencia_news.jpg(Digest of Latin American news)! The Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF) and the Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) at the University of Notre Dame, with the...

Two NDLS alums honored by Alumni Association

p(image-right). !/assets/3777/ohara7_08_news.jpg(Patricia O'Hara news)! !/assets/17030/alumni_bob_green_news.jpg(Bob Greene news)! The University of Notre Dame Alumni Association recently honored the achievements of two Notre Dame Law School graduates with distinguished annual awards.

Alumni Spotlight: Tara Stuckey ’07

Only a select few enter the hallowed chambers of the Supreme Court of the United States to clerk for a justice. Notre Dame Law School alumna Tara Stuckey made the...

Alum speaks about exonerating wrongly accused man

p(image-right). !/assets/2267/scales_news.jpg(scales)! Joshua Kezer re-entered society in February 2009 after serving 16 years—nearly half of his life—of a 60-year prison sentence for murder. Notre Dame Law School alumnus Charles Weiss...

NDLS alums at the U.S. Supreme Court

p(image-right). !/assets/3505/court_front_med.jpg(supreme court building news)! For the second year in a row, a Notre Dame Law School alum will clerk for a justice of the Supreme Court of the United...

Japanese judge at NDLS: Takeshi Nobuhiro

p(image-right). !/assets/23035/japanesejudge_3_31_10_013_news.jpg(Takeshi Nobuhiro news)! Takeshi Nobuhiro is one of 30 judges chosen by the Supreme Court of Japan to study law and judicial system in a foreign country for a...

International Law vs. National Sovereignty

p(image-right). !/assets/22963/cchr_battletojustice_news.jpg(battle to justice news)! As the world becomes more interdependent, attention turns to the scope and importance of international law and its relationship with national sovereignty.

Ryan Datillo ’10: Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student

p(image-right). !/assets/22815/student_dattilo_2010_distinguished_law_stud_news.jpg(Ryan Dattilo news)! The American College of Bankruptcy selected 3L Ryan Dattilo as the 7th Circuit’s 2010 Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student. Along with four distinguished students from other judicial...

Student Spotlight: Deepali Doddi ’10

p(image-right). !/assets/21864/student_deepali_doddi_news.jpg(Deepali Doddi news)! Unique in size and scope, Notre Dame Law School’s Summer Stipend Program allows more than 100 students each year to pursue legal work with a public...

Alumni Spotlight: Manish Antani ’09

p(image-right). !/assets/21846/student_manish_antani_news.jpg(manish antani news)! When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India made an official state visit to the White House in November 2009, Notre Dame Law School alumnus Manish Antani...

Featured Faculty: Paolo Carozza

p(image-right). !/assets/2056/carozza_news.jpg(carozza)! “Understanding international law is, as a practical matter, a necessity for being a good, competent, able, creative lawyer regardless of what field of law you’re practicing in, period,”...

Dean Newton Welcomes Bishop Rhoades

p(image-right). !/assets/21447/rhoades_newton_brinig_news.jpg(dean newton bishop news)! Notre Dame Law School Dean Nell Newton and Notre Dame Professor of Law and Associate Dean Peg Brinig extended a warm welcome to Bishop Kevin...

Prof. Garnett joins distinguished panel at U. of Chicago

p(image-right). !/assets/5168/garnettr_8_08_news.jpg(Rick Garnett fall08 news)! Notre Dame Professor of Law Richard Garnett joins a distinguished panel of scholars next week (Feb. 25-26) for a conference titled “Public and Private: Feminism,...

New CCHR Advisory Committee Internship Fund

In 2009, the Center for Civil and Human Rights was able to partially fund one summer internship for current 3L, Jessica Brock, who interned with the UNAIDS HIV and Human...

LL.M. Alum Lauded for Work in Haiti

p(image-right). !/assets/3636/jean_marcbrissau_news.jpg(Jean-Marc Brissau news)! A January 28, 2010 post on The Huffington Post online praises Notre Dame’s Haiti Program and its efforts to combat the disease lymphatic filariasis. One of...

Library Profile: Beth Klein

p(image-default). !/assets/20752/staff_beth_klein_news.jpg(Beth Klein news)! Beth Klein, Library Specialist for Research Services and Administrative Assistant to the Research Law Librarians, provides competent and friendly public service, helping patrons access information in...

CCHR lawyers file amicus in U.S. Supreme Court

p(image-right). !/assets/2198/cassel_news.jpg(cassel news)!!/assets/2602/obrien_news.jpg(staff sean o'brien news)! Attorneys for Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) have submitted an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief to...

NDLS Supports Haitian Relief

After two weeks of fundraising for Haitian relief, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) collected $2,300 for the cause. BLSA, which established donation centers throughout the Law School, will give...